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Cyber safety

Many parents and families find it hard to keep pace with young people’s use of technology and how to ensure they use it safely.

Cyber safety resources

The following resources provide a range of useful information and strategies to ensure safe and appropriate use of multimedia.

Resources are aimed at:

  • parents
  • school staff
  • families and young people, and
  • other agencies or workers working with young people.

he following resources provide a range of useful information and strategies for parents, teachers and children.

Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is committed to helping Australians have safe, positive experiences online. The website provides:

  • workshops and forums
  • eSafety resources
  • news
  • media and events
  • useful tips for complaints and reporting.

Reach Out

Reach Out is a youth mental health organisation that provides online forums, interactive sites, facts and information on cyber safety and many other issues which affect young people.

Tune In Not Out (TINO)

At TINO young people can explore videos, fact sheets, real stories and blogs about cyber safety and cyber bullying.

Digizen

The Digizen website provides advice and resources on social networking and cyber bullying for:

  • educators
  • parents
  • carers
  • young people.

These can be used to strengthen awareness and understanding of digital citizenship.

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is a national program delivering online child safety information and interactive training in schools and organisations. Resources are for:

  • parents
  • carers
  • educators
  • students in primary and secondary school.

National Centre Against Bullying

NCAB is a peak body working to advise and inform on childhood bullying and the creation of safe schools and communities including the emerging issues of cyber safety.

Need help?

Email youth@knox.vic.gov.au and we will get back to you.

Or call our Youth Services team on 9298 8000.

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